Measurement and evaluation is core to good impact practice. It helps us understand what works, how it works and how we can achieve more. Good measurement and evaluation involves reflective, creative, and proportionate approaches. It makes the most of existing theoretical frameworks as well as new digital solutions, and focuses on learning and improving.
Those making applications for entry clearance under certain Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes for skilled work sponsored (Tier 2) visas for the UK will now be required to provide overseas criminal record certificates.
Risk management is a vital ingredient of running a charity or social enterprise.
In this week's Briefing, the Charity Commission has begun using its new power under section 181A Charities Act 2011; New Philanthropy Capital has published a short paper; NCVO, together with other umbrella bodies across the UK and in Ireland, have issued a Position Statement on Brexit negotiations; and other updates from the sector.
Our new partner appointment expands the firm’s AIM practice and strengthens capabilities in transactional work.
Legacy income is on the rise, but despite a recent success for charities in the Supreme Court, so are challenges to charity legacies.
This will be of particular interest to those working in the fields of child protection, domestic violence and/or children’s and women’s rights.
UK Visas & Immigration (“UKVI”) has published its quarterly report showing the number of civil penalties for illegal workers found in each region of the UK between 1 October and 31 December 2016 (“the specified period”).
Leticia Jennings has been quoted in Civil Society following The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (UK) High Court ruling.
Crowdfunding has created new opportunities for raising funds from the public.
What does the unexpected election result mean for charities, businesses, campaigning organisations and others wishing to push forward their agenda, in the context of renewed concerns over the chilling impact of the Lobbying Act?
Damian Ward, Solicitor in our Employment team, looks at the "IR35" Rule Changes and their impact for organisations engaging with individuals who work through a limited company.
In this week's Briefing: New Philanthropy Capital has published its latest research on the state of the sector; CASS has published a new report; and National Voices and Social Enterprise UK have published the results of a survey of NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups and their use of the Social Value Act.